Manav Rachna College of Engineering students recently have attained first, second as well as third positions at the national round of Microsoft Imagine Cup.
They bagged the award in the innovation category for the innovative products presented by students of that institute and their developments include Smart Skull, which is an automatic system that is helpful in alerting the emergency services for help as well as informs kins or relatives of the victim that may have met with an accident. Smart skull is equpped with audio navigation and wireless calling technologies and helps by sending out signals to emergency centres.
The institute boasted another project, named as 'MovAid', which according to the team is the world's first personalised solution to measure and monitor the recovery of an individual after orthopaedic trauma rehabilitation, surgery, injury or joint replacement. Another on dispaly was Project Respiron which is a medication reminder and also notifies when the new puff or cartridge has to be restocked.
The team behind all these innovations was actively involved in Dr O P Bhalla Incubation and Innovation Centre to create these projects and other developments, after addressing urban and rural challenges.
So far, Manav Rachna Educational Institutions (MREI) has filed for 34 patents. The other developments range from a simple lawnmower that runs on solar power to an urban diesel car that covers 123 km per litre.
The recently patented innovations are an electronic suggestion-cum complaint box, battery operated milk warmer and a pole-climbing robot, also a cycle that can function in water.